Find a Recreational Safety Class Near You Each year thousands of kids and adults take recreational training classes. These classes all have the same benefit, safe outdoor recreation. Since these classes began in the early 1980's, deaths and injuries in outdoor sports have declined dramatically. Whether you are looking for a hunter education, marine safety, ORV safety or snowmobile class, you can search for a class near you.
Hunter Education Hunter education in Michigan has taught thousands of people safe hunting techniques, firearm handling and hunter ethics. Hunter safety is required if you were born after January 1, 1960 and you want to purchase any Michigan hunting license, or you are planning an out-of-state hunting trip.
Trapper Education Courses The purpose of the Trapper Education Program is to help individuals throughout the U.S. acquire the knowledge, skill, attitude and judgment to selectively and responsibly trap furbearing animals. Michigan offers two options for trapper education: traditional classroom and online.
Boater Safety Course Michigan conservation officers and Michigan county sheriffs encourage all persons operating boats in Michigan to enroll in a boating safety course.
Become a Volunteer Recreational Safety Instructor The goal of the Department of Natural Resources' recreational safety programs is to train knowledgeable, safe and responsible hunters, boaters, snowmobilers and ORV riders. To this end, the DNR strives to recruit the most qualified instructors available and provide them with the materials and training necessary to conduct recreational safety courses. Learn more about becoming a volunteer instructor.